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Old 03-07-2006, 12:08 PM   #1
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GNU autotools, Anjuta, wxWidgets

Hi everybody.

As I wanted to start developing wxWidget applications on Linux (C++) I downloaded wxGTK-2.6.2, compiled and installed it. Compiling samples from the shell works well with gcc -o test `wx-config --cxxflags` minifram.cpp `wx-config --libs`.
Since I want to use an IDE I installed Anjuta. When creating a sample wxWidgets application from Anjuta's wizard the script fails saying that "WX_LIBS" (when doing automake) is not defined in the "src/" (in fact it fails even earlier when doing aclocal). This variable is defined in the "" but seems to depend on the "AM_OPTIONS_WXCONFIG" and "AM_PATH_WXCONFIG" macros.
I found these macros in wxwin.m4 file which comes with wxGTK, so I copied the file to /usr/share/aclocal.

But the script still fails at the very beginning when executing "aclocal" with "aclocal: 22: macro `AM_OPTIONS_WXRC' not found in library".
I can't find a definition for that macro and don't know what to do.

Please anyone help me.

I use
Anjuta 1.24 (deb package)
wxWidgets 2.6.2 - GTK
Ubuntu 5.1

Last edited by skka; 03-08-2006 at 12:18 AM.
Old 03-08-2006, 12:54 AM   #2
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Ok, I found the cause. All that was because Ubuntu installs an old version of aclocal. So I updated to "automake 1.9" and the script now runs fine.

But now I have another problem when compiling a sample project made by Anjuta's Wizard. It fails at linking stage:


skka@s-lap:~/Projects/butnow$ make
make  all-recursive
make[1]: Gehe in Verzeichnis »/home/skka/Projects/butnow«
Making all in src
make[2]: Gehe in Verzeichnis »/home/skka/Projects/butnow/src«
if g++ -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -I. -I. -I.. -I/usr/local/lib/wx/include/gtk2-ansi-release-2.6 -I/usr/local/include/wx-2.6 -DGTK_NO_CHECK_CASTS -D__WXGTK__ -D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64 -D_LARGE_FILES -D_LARGEFILE_SOURCE=1 -DNO_GCC_PRAGMA     -Wall -g -g -O2 -MT main.o -MD -MP -MF ".deps/main.Tpo" -c -o main.o; \
then mv -f ".deps/main.Tpo" ".deps/main.Po"; else rm -f ".deps/main.Tpo"; exit 1; fi

/bin/sh ../libtool --mode=link g++ -Wall -g -g -O2   -o butnow  main.o -L/usr/local/lib -pthread   -lwx_gtk2_xrc-2.6 -lwx_gtk2_qa-2.6 -lwx_gtk2_html-2.6 -lwx_gtk2_adv-2.6 -lwx_gtk2_core-2.6 -lwx_base_xml-2.6 -lwx_base_net-2.6 -lwx_base-2.6 
../libtool: line 323: s,^.*/,,g: Datei oder Verzeichnis nicht gefunden
../libtool: line 537: -e: command not found
*** Warning: inferring the mode of operation is deprecated.
*** Future versions of Libtool will require -mode=MODE be specified.
../libtool: line 1841: -e: command not found
../libtool: line 1841: -e: command not found
../libtool: line 1841: -e: command not found
../libtool: line 1841: -e: command not found
../libtool: line 1592: -e: command not found
../libtool: line 2005: -e: command not found
../libtool: line 2010: -e: command not found
../libtool: line 2017: -e: command not found
mkdir /.libs
mkdir: cannot create directory `/.libs': Permission denied
make[2]: *** [butnow] Fehler 1
make[2]: Verlasse Verzeichnis »/home/skka/Projects/butnow/src«
make[1]: *** [all-recursive] Fehler 1
make[1]: Verlasse Verzeichnis »/home/skka/Projects/butnow«
make: *** [all] Fehler 2
Any suggestions?
Old 03-08-2006, 02:00 AM   #3
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ok, i figured it out. it was an error in the libtool script generated by anjuta. the script used a variable "SED" that was meant to hold the command name of the "sed" app, but was never initiated. i just set SED=sed in my /etc/environment and it works.


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